You should start your recruiting process as early as your freshman year. Send emails to any coaches at colleges that interest you, and include your schedule.
Cover letter: A cover letter introducing yourself written in your words with your goals for your college experience. Be sure to include your academic and athletic goals.
Resume: Important information should include contact information (name, address, phone number and email address), high school information (address, phone number, coach's name and coach's phone number and/or email), GPA/SAT/ACT (if available), accomplishments, honors and awards.
Schedule: Include a schedule of your upcoming season.
Skills tape (DVD or Web Video): Have a professional skills tape made, including some game footage.
BeRecruited Profile: Create a free profile for college coaches to see all of your information/schedules/videos. A user friendly website to help keep all of your information in one place!
|NCAA Clearinghouse||Register at the beginning of your Junior year.|
|NCAA Recruiting Rules||The latest rules pertaining to visits, contacts and other valuable information.|
|Recruiting Registry||Register as early as your Freshman year of club. Create a profile and allow college coaches the ability to review your academic and athletic credentials.|
|Rich Kern||A website dedicated to college volleyball including links to all DI, DII, DIII and NAIA schools and websites. Subscription fee: $25/year.|
|Prepvolleyball.com||The leading provider for junior volleyball articles, message boards, and recruiting information, as well as access to the College Needs List - a list of colleges and what positions they are currently looking for. Subscription fee: $25/year.|
|USAVolleyball.org||Becoming a Collegiate Student-athlete. A must read!|
For more information please click the links below.
- 2016-2017 Guide for the College Bound Student Athlete
- 2016 NCAA Division I Initial-Eligibility Academic Requirements
- NCAA Freshman-Eligibility Standards Quick Reference Sheet